The One Beach In South Carolina Where You Can Drive Right Up To The Water

Native South Carolinians know if you want to drive out onto – and then park your car upon – the beach, you’re out of luck. In the era of the iconic 1930s Old Folly Beach Pavilion, beach driving and parking were allowed. But those laws changed long, long ago.

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You’ll find The Sands Beach by following 7th Street through Old Port Royal. Seventh Street turns into Sands Beach Road. Follow it to the end to reach The Sands.

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